2013 Sustainability Award

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2013 Illinois Governor's Sustainability Award

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    The City of Joliet was honored with a 2013 State of Illinois Governor’s Sustainability Award in recognition of significant achievements in protecting the environment, helping sustain the future, and improving the economy. The City of Joliet joins 26 other Illinois companies and organizations that "demonstrated a commitment to environmental excellence through outstanding and innovative sustainability practices." 

    The Governor’s Sustainability Awards were presented by the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) during a ceremony on October 29, 2013 in East Peoria. The Governor's Sustainability Awards are presented by the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC). ISTC is a unit of the Prairie Research Institute at the University of Illinois. 

    Applicants were evaluated primarily on their implementation of sustainability activities. Applications needed to address the three legs of sustainability; economic, social and environmental issues. 

    Information on the Governor's Sustainability Awards program: http://www.istc.illinois.edu

More specific details are available and the abstract and the essay submissions can be accessed by clicking on the links below. 

                    2013 ILLINOIS GOVERNOR'S SUSTAINABILITY AWARD DETAILS
                    2013 CITY OF JOLIET SUSTAINABILITY AWARD ABSTRACT SUBMISSION 
                    2013 CITY OF JOLIET SUSTAINABILITY AWARD ESSAY SUBMISSION

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